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under way in parts of north carolina. prep rigs are under way from delaware, maryland and virginia's beaches down the eastern seaboard. laura evans has the latest developments. >> reporter: hurricane earl pushing through the area with high winds slamming the dominican republic. all is calm along the u.s. mid- atlantic beaches but that is about to change. earl is already making himself known along the coast with very rough water. in ocean city, he is churning huge riptides. >> we have a heighten awareness and should it be necessary, we'll take protective mitigation effort, actions for the city as a whole. >> we'll adjust the swimming regulation as cordingly. we'll limit people going into the water up to knee deep. >> reporter: the vicious riptides have already prompted hundreds of rescues. the water looks calm buts that proven to be very dangerous. one woman may have been paralyzed by the injuries she suffered. >> you feel the current. >> it was pulling me. you could feel it pulling you back into the ocean. >> hopefully, we'll be safe and sound and people will able to come down to t
to open in just about a half hour at 5:00 a.m. >>> turning to sports now, a tough loss for the virginia tech hokies at fedex field. they fell to third ranked boise state 33-30. boise state scored the winning touchdown with just offer a minute remaining. >>> and the maryland terps held on to beat navy 17-14. straight ahead, we have weather, traffic and all of your morning news. good morning. we take a live look at the washington monument on this beautiful tuesday, september 7, 2010. hard to believe we are getting close to fall. certainly may not feel like it too much today but we'll get you through it. good morning. i'm sarah simmons in for gurvir dhindsa. welcome to fox 5 morning news. it was a little warm yesterday. a little warm again today. it is supposed to be going into fall, right? >> well, that is typical of this time of year. we'll transition and it will feel like fall around here as we get into thursday and friday so enjoy the next couple of days if you hike the summertime heat, and i know a lot of people do. we'll talk temperatures. generally seeking, we are five to eight, 10
that were destroyed. >>> for the first time in nearly a century, a virginia woman has been executed. theresa lewis has been put to death by lethal injection at the greensville correctional center in jarrett. she was convicted of hiring two men to kill her husband an stepson, giving them sex and cash in exchange so she could collect a quarter million dollars in insurance money. she used her final statement to tell her husband's daughter she loved her and she was very sorry. >>> now, to a break in the murder of college student neil god left tski. police arrested a 16-year-old gang member yesterday. he was gunned didn't while riding his bicycle through sherman cycle. the suspect, eric for mansion 17 and is being charged as an adult. >>> the washington nationals are losing stan kasten. he was part are of a tbiewp to buy the nats. he at the time being he committed to staying with the team for five years. -- he was part of a group to buy the nationals. >>> very quiet out there. very calm. also very humid you will find as you walk outside today. i'm sarah simmons in for gurvir dhindsa. let's get a
-month-long investigation has led to the arrest of a lorton, virginia man accused of possessing pornography. police were tipped off by firefighters who went into the home to make sure a fire next door didn't spread. he is a wrestling official who work with middle school and high school wrestlers in our area. >>> bed buge been found in one of the most unlikely places, children's books. we're not talking about new york city. fox 5's will thomas tacks us to frederick, maryland for this one. -- takes us to frederick, maryland for this one. >> reporter: urbana public library. a thousand people a day pass through here but it is what a collection supervisor discovered outside in the book drop friday that prompted frederick county official to spring into action. >> we were especially fortunate because our circulation supervisor would was doing that task used to work in the hospitality industry so she was trainedded and looking for exactly this kind of bug. >> reporter: elizabeth cromwell is the community relations manager for frederick county libraries. bed bugs discovered in books? that is a first. >> i've bee
in wisconsin. today, he will hold two more backyard vies knits iowa and virginia. >>> heavy rain trigger as a massive landslide. homes buried in mud and many people still missing. coming up next, we'll get new details on the situation some mexico. >>> ate - - >>> a tense situation at the eiffel tower in paris. details of what is being called a credible terrorist plot.  i love my curves. but the love i have for strawberry shortcake, red velvet cake and key lime pie, mmm, it threw a curve at my curves. so i threw it right back... with yoplait light -- strawberry shortcake, red velvet cake and key lime pie. 30 indulgent delicious flavors that satisfy my love for tasty treats. around 100 calories. zero fat. now i love my curves in all the right places. yoplait. it is so good. >>> nearly a dozen people are missing in two southland slides in southern mexico. those landslides are a result of days of heavy rain which caused a hillside to collapse on hundreds of unsuspecting residents. >>> al-qaeda plan ago attacks in europe but apparently the organization was stopped by intelligence officia
carolina but in southern virginia and not too long here, even the maryland beaches will start to get in on the rain. let's look it the temperatures here in washington. we are now 78 degrees. with all the cloud cover, we are not cooling off overnight. 75 in fredericksburg. 72 in winchester. we'll start the day with clouds but end the day with some sunshine. slight chance for some of the bands of rain associated with earl to get in here south and east of the city, best chance. 91 your daytime high. winds will be breezy out of the north and 10 to 15 miles per hour. more details coming up in just a minute. >> thank you. >>> we also want to go back out to north carolina. here is a look at the whipping winds and rain from earl. from here, the system is expected to head north hugging the east coast. will thomas spoke with people in ocean city, maryland about how they're getting ready for earl. >> reporter: night fall thursday, it became apparent conditions are deteriorating. and as earl moves closer, the waters of ocean city appear much of the maryland and del coastline become more dangerou
temperatures are here to stay. all the rain is out to the west, out towards west virginia. all of that run has to come pinwheeling through here during the morning hours and then we will get a break. later today, we'll see some sunshine. highs about 80 or so. 72 at reagan national. 70 in fredericksburg. 72 in ocean city. 68 in one chester. our highs will be in the low 80s. early clouds and some heavy rain. pockets of heavy rain. afternoon sun developing with winds out of the south. more details in just a minute. back to you. >> taking a look at our top stories, rahm emmanuel is expected to leave his position perhaps as early as friday. fox news reports that is when he will announce whether he will run for mayor of chicago. >>> montgomery county police are looking for a rapist this morning. early sunday morning, near some woods near high point drive in germantown, a woman says she was walking up frederick road when a man grabbed her from behind and sexually assaulted her. >>> a d.c. jump has delayed the trial of a man accused of killing chandra levy. the trial was spaced to begin next week but t
of emergency is expected in maryland, virginia and north carolina. >>> we have much more still ahead this morning as fox 5 morning news at 4:30 begins now. >>> good morning to you. it is thursday morning, september 2nd, 2010 as we get a live look over our nation's capital off in the distance there you see the washington monument. we are dealing with hot temperatures in our area. the coastal areas bracing for hurricane earl. my pal tucker barnes is here to kind of bring us up to date on all of that stuff. >> good morning to you. >> good morning, friend. >> lots going on. let's take a look at vipir and give you the latest on hurricane earl. look at that, an incredibly powerful hurricane. winds 140 miles per hour, gusts over 155. this is a very, very powerful storm. pressure has been falling during the last several hours. likely to maintain its intensity as it approached the north carolina coastline during the overnight hours tonight. we are about 18 to 24 hours away tray possible landfall. looks like it will just scoot along the coast but it could be too close to call. could make a bri
will be able to see that across the carolinas, right up into virginia -- can we take a look at view? is that possible? there we go. you can see the rain that has to get into the washington area. we're not done yet. i think it will be raining heavy at times. things will start it taper off a little butt at noon. temperatures, 68 at reagan national. 59 in hagerstown. the worst conditions will be between about right now and 11:00 this morning. then things will start it quiet down. windy at times. wind out of the northeast 10 to 15, gusting 30 to 40 miles per hour touring periods today, particularly in thunderstorm activity. more on the weather in just a moment. we'll see if the tornado warning gets extended as well. >> i know it will be a busy morning for you all. the tropical storm marching up the cove is our big story. we'll talk more about that in just a second. >>> we do want to talk to julie to see how roads are looking. i came through lots of water just pooling on the roads. >> absolutely. a good amount of rain in gaithersburg but once i hit the beltway at connecticut avenue, it w
are traveling on 29 leaving whited oak headed out towards university boulevard. in virginia, northbound i-95 off to a quiet start and incident-free as you continue outs lorton and no problems to report on 395 between the beltway and the 14th street bridge. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> the race for maryland governor will have a familiar ring come november. this morning, incumbent governor martin o'malley is celebrating an easy victory in the democratic primary and former governor robert ehrlich got the gop nod. our team election coverage continues with fox 5's bob barnard. >> good to see you. >> reporter: greeting his campaign staff and a half handful of supporters, martin o'malley is off and running towards november's general elect. he is speaking his second term as the free state's chief executive. >> there is a lot at stake and first and foremost is whether we're able to move out of this recession and transform our economy and move to an era where there is greater job opportunities and people are able to go back to work. that is first and foremost the number one priority i
in nearly 100 years, a woman is set to be executed in virginia. 41-year-old theresa lewis is scheduled to die by lethal injection at the maximum security prison in jarrett on thursday. she plead guilty in 2003 to two counts of capital murder for hire. her husband and stepson were the victims. >>> another big story we are following. world leaders are coming together in new york. we have a preview on this one. >> reporter: good morning. representatives from 192 countries are in new york for the united nations general assembly. with the release of an american from iranian president, many eyes and ears are on the iranian president. historically, he can be unpredictable at the u.n. his remarks often include attacks on the united states and israel. the recent release is draw ago digsal attention this year. shourd has expressed gratitude to iran for her release but continues to request the release of her fiance and their friend. he has refused to say whether or not the two other american hikers will be released. >> i am, of course, grateful and appreciative that sarah was released and wanted
in her 40s. no word on a motive or suspect. >>> a photographer is in a virginia hospital in stable condition this morning after police say he was stabbed by two teens at manassas shopping center. the man was hired to take pictures of the canterbury village shopping center. police say two tamed boys approached him and demanded money and his camera. when he refused, police say the teens kicked him and stabbed him. >>> this morning's other big story, a set back for gays in the mill from who want to serve openly. the senate voted to keep the controversial don't ask, don't tell policy in place at least for now. it was all part of a defense spending bill. >> reporter: at his confirmation hearing before the senate armed services committee, marine general james olmos says with reservations he would support letting gays serve in the military if that is what policy makers decide. >> i think there is parts of this that we have to the peeled back yet. by that, i'm talking about some policy issues, standards issues, the issue of unit cohesion. we are not quite sure on what the impact will be on
allegations against a man hired as a clown to entertain children. >>> plus, a virginia man found tied up and shot to death in his own home and police think this is what sparked the deadly dispute. >>> should be another beautiful day. got a little bit of cloud cover out there at this hour but a lot of sunshine in the forecast along with breezy conditions and julie wright will be in with a look at your on-time traffic. she has the latest for you as well coming up after the break. ♪ hey, look, it's grandma! oh, she's early. no...on the counter. [ female announcer ] art projects in the kitchen? bring it. i think you forgot her glasses. [ both giggling ] [ doorbell rings ] [ female announcer ] trust new bounty. the bounty with a little extra softness. in this lab test, new bounty extra soft leaves this surface three times cleaner than a dishcloth. and it's really durable. so all that's left behind are the smiles. new bounty extra soft. and try bounty napkins. >>> take a look at this. it is hard to remember when we were enjoying such beautiful weather but seven months ago, we were still snow
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